Julia Moses

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Richest 1 Percent To Own More Than Half Of The World's Wealth By 2016, Oxfam Finds

The rich keep getting richer, and by next year, just a handful of the upper-class will have accumulated more than half of the world's wealth.<p>A new report released on Monday by Oxfam warns that this deepening global inequality is unlike anything seen in recent years.<p>Using research from Credit Suisse …

Income Inequality

When Capitalism Becomes an Act of War

Novelist Rana Dasgupta recently turned to nonfiction to explore the explosive social and economic changes in Delhi starting in 1991, when India …

Mexico and Chile prepared for the commodities crash very differently

With global prices for those goods falling significantly in recent months, some countries are facing declining government revenue and weaker growth. Of those most affected, there's the obvious example of Venezuela, which depends on oil for around half of its government revenue. Then there's …

How Reducing Food Waste Could Ease Climate Change

Producing the food we throw away generates more greenhouse gases than most entire countries do.<p>More than a third of all of the food that's produced on our planet never reaches a table. It's either spoiled in transit or thrown out by consumers in wealthier countries, who typically buy too much and …

Study Suggests Wi-Fi Exposure More Dangerous To Kids Than Previously Thought

Most parents would be concerned if their children had significant exposure to lead, chloroform, gasoline fumes, or the pesticide DDT. The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IRIC), part of the United Nations’ World Health Organization (WHO), classifies these and more than 250 other agents …

World Health Organization

Climate Change Is Forcing Polar Bears North—Here’s Why That’s Bad News

As climate change melts Arctic sea ice, Canadian polar bears seem to be migrating permanently from the south to take up year-round residence in the …

What should Canada do to prepare for the day oil runs out?

<i>When we'll hit peak oil – or whether we already have – is the stuff of hot debate. But no one's questioning the ultimately finite nature of oil and gas reserves. So, what should Canada start investing in now, to prepare for the inevitable day that the wells run dry? We asked a range of creative</i> …

Paris By Neighborhood

Louvre museum (Photo Credit: Flickr/Problemkind)<p>If you want your kids to understand the layout of the French capital, try this visualisation exercise: Start at the center with the first district and imagine a snail as you go around -- it's not easy but it does make some sort of sense! Paris' …

France

Top 10 Places To See In Latin America | Blue World Journeys Blog

Top 10 Places You Must See In Latin America<p>Latin America is full of unique and spectacular natural wonders. It’s difficult to choose only 10 of our …

Bodies of four infants believed found in Canadian storage locker

WINNIPEG Manitoba (Reuters) - The remains of four infants were discovered in a storage locker in the Canadian prairie city of Winnipeg, police said on Tuesday, though they said the number of bodies found was not certain.<p>The scene where the remains of infants were found in various states of …

Winnipeg

Conservatives planning to enhance child care benefit in fall fiscal update

OTTAWA — The Conservatives are planning to enhance the universal child care benefit in the upcoming fall fiscal update, so that parents with children …